Queensland Labourers' Union

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Trade union

Authorized form of name

Queensland Labourers' Union

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Description area

Dates of existence

1889 - 1892


The Queensland Labourers' Union was established at Saltern Creek in 1888 as the Central Queensland Labourers' Union. In 1892 the Queensland Labourers' Union, as it was then known, amalgamated with the Queensland Shearers' Union to form the Amalgamated Workers' Union of Queensland.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for labourers

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 9 October 2012




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